LAF cases

Court Case: Howard v. Bishop State Community College, et al.

In November 2003, Kimberly Howard, a student at Bishop State Community College in Alabama, sued the college under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for sexual harassment allegedly committed by one of her instructors. Read more »

Court Case: Nail v. Southwestern Oklahoma State University, et al.

Jenifer Nail sued the university for sex discrimination in the hiring process, and retaliation for complaining of sex discrimination, in violation of Title VII and Title IX. Read more »

Court Case: Lisa Simpson, et al. v. University of Colorado

Lisa Simpson sued the university under of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for failing to remedy the sexually hostile environment on campus that led to her sexual assault and harassment by university football recruits and players. Read more »

Court Case: National Wrestling Coaches Association, et al. v. United States Department of Education

The National Wrestling Coaches Association, together with the Committee to Save Bucknell Wrestling, Marquette Wrestling Club, Yale Wrestling Association, and College Sports Council, filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education alleging that the department’s interpretation of Title IX and its regulations has had a discriminatory impact on male athletes. Read more »

Court Case: Lavalli v. Texas State University-San Marcos

Kari Lavalli sued the institution for sex discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment and retaliation for complaining about the sex discrimination under Texas state laws. Read more »

Court Case: Washington v. Trustees of the California State University and Colleges, et al.

Pat Washington sued the university for sex and race discrimination combined in the denial of tenure, retaliation for complaining about the discrimination, and pay inequity under California state laws. Read more »

Court Case: S.D. v. James Madison University

S.D., a former assistant professor in the College of Business at James Madison University (JMU), sued the university for sex discrimination in the hiring process. Read more »

Court Case: Patricia Jean Harris O’Connor v. The Curators of the University of Missouri System, et al.

Patricia O’Connor sued the institution for sex discrimination and retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and pay inequity in violation of the Equal Pay Act. Read more »

Court Case: Sonnino v. University of Kansas Hospital Authority, et al.

Roberta Sonnino sued the institution and others alleging, in part, retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination in violation of Title VII and pay inequity in violation of Title VII and the Equal Pay Act. Read more »

Court Case: Violand v. George Washington University

Laura Violand, Director of Medical Center Advancement at George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., sued GWU for pay inequity in violation of the D.C. Human Rights Law. Read more »